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Welcome to Applied Geosciences Karlsruhe at KIT

Welcome to the Institute of Applied Geosciences Karlsruhe at KIT. We are looking forward to meet you at KIT in the southwest of Germany, close to France and Switzerland.

This is one of the most innovative and economic vivid region in Europe and also a nucleus of Applied Geosciences.

Founded as polytechnical school in 1825 by Johann Gottfried Tulla (engineer), Friedrich August Walchner (geologist) and others, KIT became one of the first universities in Europe with a focus on technology and engineering. Water, resources and energy have been important topics ever since the establishment of KIT and Applied Geosciences.

Top international rankings such as the QS-ranking and NTU-ranking rate Applied Geosciences@KIT number one and two, respectively, and demonstrate our international visibility.